Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Corporation (Transco)
Current Parent Company: 
Williams Companies
Penalty: 
$1,400,000
Year: 
2002
Date: 
February 1, 2002
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The Justice Department and the Environmental Protection Agency announced a settlement with Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Corporation (Transco) under which the company agreed to test for and clean up soil and groundwater contamination related to waste disposal at numerous compressor stations along its natural gas pipeline. In addition, the company agreed to clean up polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) contamination, complete a storm water monitoring program, conduct storm water sampling at several compressor stations and pay a $1.4 million civil penalty.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Environment and Natural Resources Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Oklahoma
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
oil and gas
Specific Industry of Parent: 
oil & gas
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Parent company note: 
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